Program Information

School: University of Waterloo
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Degree: Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study: Materials Science
Physical Sciences, Other
Description: Discover how to manipulate individual atoms and molecules in Materials and Nanosciences at Waterloo. As one of the top 5 Materials Science programs in Canada and top 100 worldwide (QS World University Ranking 2018), this program has lots to offer.

You’ll learn the ins and outs of designing composite materials, ceramics, semiconductor materials, fuel cells, energy storage devices, solar cells, and more. And thanks to small classes, you’ll have plenty of opportunity to connect with other students and professors.

URL: Materials and Nanosciences at University of Waterloo
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,810
International: $30,562
Scholarships: 1

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 80

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English (ENG4U) 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions 
  •  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 

6 Grade 12 U and/or M courses including: – English (minimum final grade of 70%) – Advanced Functions (minimum final grade of 70% is required) – Calculus and Vectors (minimum final grade of 70% is required) – Two of: Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Space Science, Mathematics of Data Management, Physics – The following courses are recommended: Biology, Chemistry, Physics

Test Scores:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 80] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 75]